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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Falkirk
Town
Camelon, Falkirk
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 June 1926
    Attended by: The Duke of Montrose CB CVO VD RNVR
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
76456
Current location

Dollar Park
Camelon Road
Camelon
Falkirk
Falkirk
Central
FK1 5SQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 87958 80237
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cenotaph set in the middle of a large paved and gardened area with pillars at each corner and smaller cenotaph like columns on each side of the plot. The whole is surrounded by iron railings on 3 sides while a wide set of 6steps leads up to the memorial area. The cenotaph has a metal sword on one side and a wreath like drape on the front. Bronze plaques with inscriptions and names are placed on the 3 cenotaph like structures.
Inscription
Plaque on Cenotaph-OVER ELEVEN HUNDRED/FALKIRK BAIRNS/DIED/FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/AND/IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM/1914-1919/THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE Plaque on Column 1-UNVEILED BY HIS GRACE/THE DUKE OF MONTROSE/CB CMO VD RNVR/HANDED OVER TO THE/TOWN COUNCIL OF FALKIRK/BY THE HON/LORD ASHMORE/SUNDAY 13TH JUNE 1926 Plaque on Column 2-ON THE SEA/IN EARTHS DISTANT/PLACES OR AT HOME/AND IN THE AIR/NEARLY/220 MEN AND WOMEN/OF FALKIRK/DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/IN THE/CAUSE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS/1939-1945 Plaque on Column 3-GREATER LOVE HATH/NO MAN THAN THIS/THAT A MAN LAY DOWN/HIS LIFE/FOR HIS FRIENDS/AT THE GOING DOWN/OF THE SUN/AND IN THE MORNING/WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Plant Material
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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